Search for Tours & Hotels in Spain & Portugal
Wish List    |   Cart    |   Login 

Tours of Spain and Portugal, Customized Tours, Private Wine Tours
 Specialty Tours of Spain & Portugal

  Vacations/Tours  | Hotels  | Testimonials/Photos  | Media/Links  | EuroDesktop


My Wish List

Tour and Hotel Wish List Sign Up for a EuroDesktop to make a Wish List

There are 0 items in your Wish List. Sign up or Login below to create a Wish List and start adding Tours and/or Hotels you are interested in...

Sign Up/Login Here...


Riding Along The Portuguese Trail to Santiago


Price From

  Price Guide

Add To Wish List | Email This Page | Print Version

ProductID: 1018

Type: Scheduled Group Tour

Country: Spain

Theme: Horse Back Riding and Walking Trails

Region: Galicia

Group Size: 2 People or more

Start City: Vigo

Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights

Lodging: Rural Hotels/Manor Houses


Professional Guides, Escorts and Fully-kitted HorsesDuring these seven days and six nights, we will spend overnight stays in BRAGA, Ponte de Lima, Tui, Ponte Caldelas, Brión and Santiago, in traditional, rustic and manor houses, belonging to long-standing Portuguese families. The meeting point will be the Vigo Airport.

We will ride about 35 kms. per day, admiring the country landscapes of Portugal´s "Costa VERDE", steeped in history, art and natural beauty (medieval monuments, Roman bridges and fascinating Baroque architecture) and finally we will arrive in SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA on day 6 in the evening where we will visit the city and its cathedral. Board and lodging in three or four star Hotel

The itinerary includes accommodation and full board, plus professional guides, escorts and insurance, fully-kitted horses and cross-country vehicles.

Riding Along The Portuguese Trail to Santiago
This is the way chosen by the Portuguese pilgrims. This route comes along Portugal and reaches Galicia from the South.

We shall start our trip from Braga (Northern Portugal) and we'll ride along this pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela.

As a horse-riding pilgrims we shall revive a part of the history of the old Europe.

Horse-riding PilgrimsWe shall cross along some of the best conserved natural environments of Southern Europe. Remote old villages and historic remains will be reached by us and we shall enjoy nature and wildlife as the ancients did.

Day by Day Itinerary:
7 Days / 6 Nights


DAY 1:
We go for you at your hotel or airport.
Meeting at Abergaria Senhora-a-Branca guest country house (Braga, PORTUGAL).
Welcome dinner and lodging in a homely atmosphere.

DAY 2:
Riding trip to Ponte da Lima across the Portuguese campaign. We'll enjoy a lovely natural environment.
Board and lodging at Casa de Paco de Calheiros, a wonderful old guest house.
B, L, D

DAY 3:
Horse riding across Sierra de Labruja to Valença. Then we'll visit the wonderful old fortress and village. Later we'll reach Tui (Spain) and then we'll visit a medieval cathedral and some other interesting historic remains.
Board and lodging at Parador de Tui.
B, L, D

DAY 4:
Horse riding trip along Vigo Estuary by seashore. We'll enjoy a wonderful coastal scenery, we'll see some historic remains at San Simon Island and the modern suspension bridge over the estuary. We'll also visit a beautiful fishermen´s village at Arcade, well-known place for its shellfish cooking specialties. Then we'll visit Pontevedra and one of the best conserved Roman remains of Galicia. Finally we'll reach Ponte Caldelas.
Board and lodging at "O Castelo" country guest house. Top comfort in a homely atmosphere.
B, L, D

DAY 5:
Horse riding to Padrón across Ulla valley. We'll enjoy a beautiful river landscape. We'll visit a very interesting medieval church and other historic remains at Iria, important Roman city in the past. After we'll reach Brión.
Board and lodging at Rosalía Hostelry, a beautiful rustic country guest house.
B, L, D

DAY 6:
PADRON - santiago de compostela
Horse riding to Padrón across the Galician campaign. Lunch at Rosalía Hostelry. Finally we'll reach by car Obradoiro square and the Santiago´s Cathedral at Santiago de Compostela. Then we'll visit the Santiago´s Cathedral and the Apostle´s Sepulcre.
Board and lodging in a three or four star Hotel.
B, L, D

DAY 7:
Breakfast in the morning and independent departure arrangements


Intro & Itinerary  |  Prices & Dates  |  IncludedLodging  |  Addons

Vacation Spotlight

Camino de Santiago Trail in Galicia Independently Walking with baggage transfers

 Walk the Camino de Santiago! This version of our Camino de Santiago is designed for independent travelers who would like to walk the last 100kms/62 mi of the Pilgrimage trail with baggage transfer from accommodation to accommodation...



Hot Picks!

Deluxe Food and Wine Tour in Misty Enchanting Celtic Galicia Green Spain
Deluxe Food, Wine & Cultural Tour in Galicia, Spain. A Private driver/guide will show you gastronomical and historical delights of this area. Discover distinct Spanish wines, cuisine, music more...

Small Group Tapa & Wine Tour of the Old Quarter of Vigo Port

Semi-Private Small Group Tapas and Wine Tour of the Old Quarter of Vigo Port
On the this wine & tapa tour you will visit some of the emblematic taverns/bars/vinotecas of Vigo´s Old Quarter. An excellent option for those who would like a light lunch or dinner tasting various Galician fine wines and tapas... more...

All Spain Highlights Coach Tour from Madrid
Group Bus Tour from Madrid visiting all of Spain. Important cities like: Barcelona, Cordoba, San Sebastian, Bilbao, Oviedo, Gijon, La Coruña, Lugo, Santiago de Compostela, Vigo, Salamanca, Merida, Seville, Ronda, Granada, Valencia, Toledo more...

Spain Portugal and Morocco Group Bus Tour from Madrid
Bus group Tour from Madrid to Portugal, Morocco, Andalusia ending in Madrid. Important cities like: Avila, Salamanca, Fatima, Lisbon, Seville, Costa del sol, Marrakech, Casablanca, Tangier, Granada, Toledo more...

Galician Coastal Cooking Class and Boat Ride on Vigo Bay
Our foodie tour leaves from Vigo, boat ride on the bay of vigo then savor the secrets of sea by preparing seafood dishes with a Galician Chef in a coastal village... more...



Testimonials - Clients' Comments What Clients are saying about EATour Specialist...

Iain Leith
London, England, United Kingdom

We had a fabulous time on the Camino de Santiago! Everything worked as it should have and all contact we had with anyone associated with EATours was very friendly, very helpful and totally professional. You can be sure that we will be passing the word. A real pleasure...



  Home | Tour Search | Hotels | Login


Powered by
EATour Specialist - Tours of Spain and Portugal
©2012 EATour Specialist